Acer AT2001 Flat Panel Television User Manual

Acer LCD TV
AT2001
User's Guide
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Acer AT2001 User' s Guide
Original Issue: May 2005
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Contents
Important safety instructions...........................................................................................5
Taking care of your remote control......................................................................... 6
Cleaning and servicing.............................................................................................. 6
Declaration of Environmental Protection Conformity............................................ 6
1
BEFORE YOU START ...................................................................................................7
1-1
2
What’s in the Box ............................................................................................ 7
YOUR LCD TV AT A GLANCE......................................................................................8
2-1
Control Panel ................................................................................................... 8
2-2
Left-side Connectors........................................................................................ 9
2-3
Back Connectors ............................................................................................ 10
3
YOUR REMOTE CONTROL AT A GLANCE ................................................................11
4
BASIC LCD TV SETUP ................................................................................................13
5
6
4-1
Connecting to the Aerial............................................................................... 13
4-2
Using the Remote Control (Basic Operation)............................................... 13
4-3
Plugging In Your LCD TV............................................................................... 14
4-4
Turning ON the Power .................................................................................. 15
4-5
Tuning Channels Automatically (AUTO SETUP)........................................... 16
4-6
Program Sort.................................................................................................. 17
4-7
Naming Channels........................................................................................... 17
4-8
Tuning Channels Manually (MANUAL TUNING) .......................................... 18
CONNECTING EXTERNAL DEVICES...........................................................................18
5-1
Connecting a YPBPR Device .......................................................................... 18
5-2
Connecting a Composite Device ................................................................... 19
5-3
Connecting a S-Video Device ........................................................................ 20
5-4
Connecting a VCR Using Coaxial (RF) ........................................................... 21
5-5
Connecting Speakers ..................................................................................... 22
ADJUSTING SETTINGS ..............................................................................................23
6-1
Basic Operations ............................................................................................ 23
6-1-1
ADJUSTING THE VOLUME ................................................................ 23
6-1-2
6-2
6-2-1
6-3
SELECTING PROGRAMS..................................................................... 25
Using the On-Screen Display (OSD) .............................................................. 26
MAKING ADJUSTMENTS................................................................... 26
OSD Menus and Options ............................................................................... 27
6-3-1 With Source Input Set to TV.........………….........................................30
7
ADVANCED SETTINGS ..............................................................................................31
7-1
Setting the Sleep Timer................................................................................. 31
7-2
Displaying Teletext ........................................................................................ 32
7-2-1
TO TURN ON/OFF TELETEXT MODE ................................................. 32
TROUBLESHOOTING AND SUPPORT ..............................................................................32
PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS.............................................................................................34
Important safety instructions
Read these instructions carefully. Save them for
future reference.
1 Follow all warnings and instructions marked
on the product.
2
Unplug this product from the power outlet
before cleaning. Use a soft, moist cloth for
cleaning. Do not use liquid or aerosol
cleaners.
3
Do not use this product near water.
4 Do not place this product on an unstable cart,
stand, or table. The product may fall, causing
serious damage to the product.
5
6
7
Slots and openings are provided for
ventilation; to ensure reliable operation of
the product and to protect it from
overheating. These openings must not be
blocked or covered. The openings should
never be blocked by placing the product on a
bed, sofa, rug, or other similar surface. This
product should never be placed near or over
a radiator or heat register, or in a built-in
installation unless proper ventilation is
provided.
This product should be operated from the
type of power source indicated on the label.
If you are unsure of the type of power source
available, consult your dealer or local power
company before use.
Do not step on or place heavy objects on the
power cord. Carefully route the power cord
and any cables away from foot traffic. Do not
locate this product where persons will step
on the cord.
8
If an extension cord is used with this product,
make sure that the total ampere rating of
the equipment plugged into the extension
cord does not exceed the extension cord
ampere rating. Also, make sure that the total
rating of all products plugged into the wall
outlet does not exceed the fuse rating.
9
Never push objects of any kind into this
product through cabinet slots as they may
touch dangerous voltage points or short out
parts that could result in a fire or electric
shock.
10 Do not attempt to service this product
yourself, as opening or removing covers may
expose you to dangerous voltage points or
other risks. Refer all servicing to qualified
service personnel.
11 Unplug this product from the wall outlet and
refer servicing to qualified service personnel
under the following conditions:
a. When the power cord or plug is damaged
or frayed.
b. If liquid has been spilled into the product.
c. If the product has been exposed to rain or
water.
d. If the product does not operate normally
when the operating instructions are
followed. Adjust only those controls that
are covered by the operating instructions
since improper adjustment of other
controls may result in damage and will
often require extensive work by a qualified
technician to restore the product to normal
condition.
e. If the product has been dropped or the
case has been damaged.
f. If the product exhibits a distinct change in
performance, indicating a need for service.
12 Only use the correct power cord (provided in
your accessories box) for this product. Always
disconnect the power cord from the wall
outlet before servicing or disassembling this
equipment.
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Taking care of your remote control
English
Follow these steps to ensure proper care of your remote control:
• Handle the remote control with care. Dropping it, placing it in direct sunlight, or
allowing it to get wet may cause damage.
• Do not tamper with the batteries, and keep them away from children.
• When you anticipate that the remote control will not be used for an extended
period, remove the batteries to prevent possible damage from battery leakage.
• Dispose of batteries according to local regulations. Recycle if possible.
Cleaning and servicing
When cleaning your LCD TV, follow these steps:
1 Power off the TV.
2 Disconnect the power cord.
3 Use a soft, moist cloth. Do not use liquid or aerosol cleaners.
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1 BEFORE YOU START
1-1 What’s in the Box
When you receive your LCD TV, unpack it carefully, and check to make sure
you have all the items below.
REMOTE CONTROL and
POWER CORD
USER’S MANUAL
WARRANTY
COMPONENT CABLE
COMPOSITE CABLE
S-VIDEO CABLE
ONE L3120 BATTERY
TV CABLE
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2 YOUR LCD TV AT A GLANCE
English
2-1 Control Panel
INPUT
BUTTON
VIEWING FUNCTION (OSD OFF)
MENU FUNCTION (OSD ON)
Lowers the sound level.
Reduces a menu option value.
Increases the sound level.
Displays a submenu with selections
for the current menu option.
Increases a menu option value.
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Selects the input source.
N/A
Turns the LCD TV ON/OFF.
N/A
Activates the OSD main menu.
Returns to the previous menu or to
normal viewing.
Displays the previous stored
channel.
Displays the next stored
channel.
Selects the previous menu option.
Selects the next menu option.
2-2 Left-side Connectors
To access these connectors , you will need to open the protective cover.
( FOR Red/Blue/Green cable, please use same design as Yellow/White/Red
cable, only need to change the cable color)
CONNECTOR
DESCRIPTION
TUNER (UHF/VHF-CATV) - Connect to antenna, cable service, or
VCR.
S-Video - Connect an S-video device, such as a DVD player or VCR,
to this connector.
Composite - Connect a composite device, such as a DVD player or
VCR, to this connector.
YPbPr - Connect a video device, such as a DVD player or VCR, to
this connector.
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English
2-3 Back Connectors
CONNECTOR
DESCRIPTION
DC-in - Connect the AC power adapter to this.
VGA - Connects to a computer’s VGA terminal output.
Audio-in - Connects to a computer’s audio out jack.
Audio-out - Connect a headphone, external amplifier, or speakers
to this.
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3 YOUR REMOTE CONTROL AT A GLANCE
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English
BUTTON
POWER
Turns the selected component ON/OFF.
TV
Selects a programmed TV.
INPUT
Changes the input source.
MPX
Changes the audio output.
SLEEP
Turns on the sleep timer.
UP/DOWN
MENU
Navigates up and down in the on-screen display (OSD)
menus.
Navigates left and right in the on-screen display (OSD)
menus.
Displays menus for TV and other options.
RECALL
Shows last channel and video source
CH
Changes the channel.
VOL
Increases/decreases the volume.
MUTE
Mutes or restores the sound volume.
MTS
Select Multi Sound
CC
Turns on close caption function
LEFT/RIGHT
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DESCRIPTION
4 BASIC LCD TV SETUP
4-1 Connecting to the Aerial
Connect the outdoor aerial (antenna) cable lead or your cable TV box to the
TUNER (UHF/VHF-CATV) jack on the back of your LCD TV using an RF (coaxial)
lead. See 2-2 Left-side Connectors for location.
(supplied)
RF lead
4-2 Using the Remote Control (Basic Operation)
Point the remote control towards the remote control sensor window located
on the front of your LCD TV. Make sure no objects are in the line of aim,
otherwise the remote control may not operate properly.
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4-3 Plugging In Your LCD TV
English
1. Connect the power cord to the power cord connector on the back of your
LCD TV.
2. Plug the other end of the power cord into a properly grounded electrical
outlet or surge protector.
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4-4 Turning ON the Power
Press the Power button on the top of the LCD
TV (see 2-1 Control Panel for location). The
Status LED on the front turns green and your
LCD TV turns on.
-ORPress the POWER button on your remote
control. The Status LED on the front turns
green, and the unit turns on.
WARNING!
For added protection during a lightning storm or when it is left
unattended or unused for long periods of time, unplug your
LCD TV from the wall outlet and disconnect the aerial or cable
system.
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4-5 Tuning Channels Automatically (AUTO SETUP)
English
Use this option to quickly add all channels that have a signal to the channel
list.
TO TUNE CHANNELS AUTOMATICALLY
1. Press the MENU button on the
remote control to open the OSD.
2. Press the
SETUP.
3. Press
/
buttons to select
to open the Setup menu.
4. Press the /
AUTO SETUP.
buttons to select
5. Press to start auto setup.
The LCD TV will search for all
available channels. Please be
patient, this will take a few
minutes.
6. When the LCD TV has finished
searching, the SORT menu will
appear.
NOTE: Submenus can be accessed by
pressing either
or .
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4-6 Naming Channels
Use this option to give a channel a
name, e.g. BBC1.
1. Press the MENU button on the
remote control to open the Main
menu.
2. Press the
SETUP.
/
buttons to select
3. Press
to select.
The Setup menu opens.
4. Press the /
buttons to
highlight PROGRAM SORT.
5. Press to select.
The Program Sort menu opens.
6. Press the /
buttons to select
the channel that you want to
name.
7. Press
to move the selection
block to the NAME column.
8. Enter a name for this channel using
the number keypad on the remote
control. After the first letter or
number is entered, press
and
enter the next letter or number. A
maximum of five letters and/or
numbers may be entered.
9. When finished, press MENU to
return to the previous menu.
Now you will be able to see the
channel name that corresponds with
the selected channel.
NOTE: Submenus can be accessed by
pressing either
or .
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5 CONNECTING EXTERNAL DEVICES
English
Read this section to learn how to connect the following devices:
DVD players
HDTV decoder set-top boxes
VCRs
Computers
WARNING! Before connecting any external components, make sure to
unplug your LCD TV and any connecting devices to prevent
damage.
5-1 Connecting a YPbPr Device
1. Connect one end of a 3-pin YPbPr lead (not supplied) to your YPBPR
device and the other to the YPbPr connector on the side of your LCD TV.
2. Turn on your LCD TV (see 4-4 Turning ON the Power), then press the
INPUT button repeatedly to select YPBPR.
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5-2 Connecting a Composite Device
1. Connect the yellow video jack from your composite device to the yellow
AV jack on the side of your LCD TV with an RCA cable (not supplied).
2. Connect the red (R) and white (L) audio jacks from your composite device
to the AV R and L audio-in jacks on the side of your LCD TV.
3. Turn on your LCD TV (see 4-4 Turning ON the Power), then press the
INPUT button repeatedly to select AV.
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5-3 Connecting a S-Video Device
English
1. Connect one end of the S-video cable (not supplied) to your device and
the other end to the S-video jack on the left-side of your LCD TV.
2. Connect the red (R) and white (L) audio jacks from your device to the AV R
and L audio-in jacks on the side of your LCD TV.
3. Turn on your LCD TV (see 4-4 Turning ON the Power), then press the
INPUT button repeatedly to select AV.
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5-4 Connecting a VCR Using Coaxial (RF)
1. Connect the “output to TV” (RF out or Antenna out) jack on the back of
your VCR to the TUNER (UHF/VHF-CATV) jack on the back of your LCD TV
with the supplied RF lead.
2. Turn on your LCD TV (see 4-4 Turning ON the Power), then press the
INPUT button repeatedly to select TV.
3. If you have a broadcast antenna or cable box, connect your broadcast
antenna or cable TV coaxial (RF) cable to the UHF/VHF connector on the
back of your VCR.
WARNING! If an outdoor antenna or cable system is connected to your LCD
TV, make sure that the antenna or cable system is correctly
grounded.
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5-5 Connecting Speakers
English
Connect a headphone or speakers to the Audio-out jack on the back of your
LCD TV. See 2-3 Back Connectors Connectors for the location of the
Audio-out jack.
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6 ADJUSTING SETTINGS
6-1 Basic Operations
6-1-1 ADJUSTING THE VOLUME
You can adjust the volume in two ways - from your LCD TV’s front panel or
by using the remote control.
To adjust volume from the front panel:
Press
to increase/decrease the sound level.
INPUT
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TO ADJUST VOLUME FROM THE REMOTE
English
(see illustration for location) to turn the
Press VOL
volume up or down.
TO TEMPORARILY TURN OFF VOLUME (MUTE)
Press the MUTE button on the remote control.
TO TURN VOLUME BACK ON
Press the MUTE button again or press VOL
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.
6-1-2 SELECTING PROGRAMS
TO SELECT PROGRAMS FROM THE LCD TV
Press
location).
to select programs (see 6-1-1 Adjusting the Volume for
TO SELECT PROGRAMS FROM THE REMOTE
Press CH
(see illustration for location).,
OR
Press the number buttons on the number pad (see 3 Your
Remote Control At a Glance for location).
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6-2 Using the On-Screen Display (OSD)
English
Your LCD TV features an on-screen display (OSD) that lets you adjust and save
contrast, brightness, and other settings. All the function settings are
accessible either through the proper front display buttons or through the
remote control. OSD menus may be different depending on the current input
source.
6-2-1 MAKING ADJUSTMENTS
1. With the power ON, press the TV
button .
2. Press the MENU button to show the
main menu.
3. Press the /
buttons to select one of
the menu options.
4. Press the /
buttons to access the
submenu for the highlighted option.
5. Press the /
adjustments.
buttons to make
6. Press the MENU button to return to the
previous menu option.
– OR –
Press the MENU button twice to close
the OSD.
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6-3 OSD Menus and Options
You can use these OSD menus and options to adjust various settings for your
LCD TV.
6-3-1 With Source Input Set to TV
Main Menu
Input Select Menu
Use this menu to switch between
available signal input sources.
NOTE: AV shares the either S-video
or CVBS (RCA phono).
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Picture Menu
English
Brightness - Adjusts the luminance of
the image.
Contrast - Adjusts the contrast ratio.
Color - Adjusts the color saturation,
making colors more or less intense.
Sharpness - Adjusts the sharpness of
the image.
Restore - Select ON to use factory
default image settings.
Color Temp - Adjusts the color
temperature.
Sound Menu
Treble - Adjusts the treble value to
enhance high frequency sounds.
Bass - Adjusts the bass value to
enhance the low frequency sounds.
Balance - Adjusts the level of sounds
between the left and right speakers.
Restore - Select ON to use factory
default sound settings.
Surround - Turns ON/OFF surround
sound feature.
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Language Menu
Use this menu to change the
language of the OSD menu between
English, Spanish, and Portuguese.
Special Features Menu
Sleep Timer - Turns the sleep timer
ON/OFF. Select 30, 60, or 90 minutes.
Teletext - Choose between displaying
the FASTEXT line and a LIST of menu
commands. The FASTEXT line
contains onscreen operating
instructions associated with the
colored buttons on the remote
control.
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Setup Menu
English
Country - Select the appropriate
country signal. If your country is not
listed, choose one that uses the same
TV system.
Color System - Select a color system.
Choices are Auto, PAL, and SECAM.
Sound System - Select from BG, DK, I,
and L.
Auto Setup - Select this option to add
all channels that have a signal to the
channel list.
Fine Tuning - Use to improve
reception of channels in areas of
weak signal reception.
Manual Tuning - Select this option to
add only certain channels to the
channel list.
Program Sort - Select this option will
bring up a submenu that allows you
to rearrange the channel list.
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7 ADVANCED SETTINGS
7-1 Setting the Sleep Timer
The sleep timer allows your LCD TV to automatically turn OFF after a given
amount of time.
TO SET THE SLEEP TIMER USING THE REMOTE CONTROL
1. Press the TV button.
2. Press the SLEEP button on the remote control. The
sleep timer appears at the bottom of your screen.
3 . Press the SLEEP button one or more times to select
the time you want.
4. The Sleep Timer screen will automatically disappear
after ten seconds. Your sleep timer is now running in
the background.
TO TURN OFF THE SLEEP TIMER
Press the SLEEP button repeatedly until the
number 0 appears.
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English
TROUBLESHOOTING AND SUPPORT
Before contacting customer service, use the following information to solve
common problems.
No Picture
Make sure that the power cord is properly plugged into a grounded
electrical outlet.
Make sure that the main power switch and power button are turned ON.
Make sure that the selected video input source is connected to a working
device.
If your LCD TV is connected to your computer in VGA mode, press any key
on your keyboard to wake up your computer.
No Sound
Try pressing the MUTE button.
Make sure that the headphones are not connected.
Check Audio setting under the OSD Audio menu.
Distorted Picture or Unusual Sounds
You may be getting interference from electrical appliances, cars, motorcycles,
or fluorescent lights. Try moving your LCD TV to another location.
Abnormal Patterns
Make sure that the input source cable is attached securely and correctly.
Make sure that the video input source is within the range of your LCD TV.
Compare the video input source’s specifications with your LCD TV’s
specifications.
Abnormal Colors
Make sure that the input source cable is connected securely and correctly to
your LCD TV.
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Normal Picture, No Sound
Make sure that the volume is not turned down.
Make sure that the sound is not muted.
Make sure that your audio input source cables are connected securely and
correctly.
Wrong Image Size
If you are using VGA mode, make sure that the H-Position and V-Position in
the OSD is set correctly.
Screen Noise
When your LCD TV’s digital capabilities exceed a digital broadcast signal, the
signal is up-converted (increased) to match your LCD TV’s display capabilities.
Up-converting can cause noise or trash.
Dim Screen
Video display devices experience degradation of brightness over the life of
the device. Normal brightness degradation is not covered by your warranty.
Pixel Problems
Your LCD TV is manufactured using an extremely high level of precision
technology. However, sometimes some pixels of your LCD TV may not display
correctly. Pixel defects within industry specifications are inherent to this type
of product and do not constitute a defective product.
Remote Control Not Working
Make sure that the batteries are inserted correctly.
Make sure the remote control sensor window is not under strong lighting.
Technical Support
If this troubleshooting information does not resolve your problem or if you
have other questions relating to your LCD TV, please contact your local
dealer.
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PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS
English
Model Name
AT2001
Panel spec
Resolution
800*600
Brightness (typ.)
450 nits
Contrast Ratio (typ.)
500:1
Display color
16.7 M
Viewing Angle (typ.)
H:160 ; V:120
Response Time (typ.)
16 ms (gray to gray)
Power Supply
Input
100V~240V-AC
Max. Power
63W
Power Saving
5W
Mechanical
Dimensions (W*H*D)
495.9*468.2*198.4mm
Tilt angle
Up 15 degree, Down 5 degree.
Weight (Kg/1b)
7.8 Kg/17.16lb
Wall Mounting
Yes (100*100mm)
Terminal
AV1
RCA for CVBS, S Din for S-Video, Audio R/L
Av2
RCA for YPbPr, Audio R/L
PC D-Sub
Yes
PC Audio In
Yes
Headphone
Yes
Audio system
Speaker
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